Rogowska at the 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying
|Born||7 June 1991|
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career titles||16 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 102 (11 August 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 240 (6 May 2019)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2012, 2014, 2018)|
|French Open||2R (2009)|
|US Open||1R (2009, 2012, 2013)|
|Career titles||18 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 86 (4 August 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 436 (6 May 2019)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2014)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)|
|Fed Cup||1R (2015)|
|Last updated on: 9 May 2019.|
The right-hander was born in and lives in Melbourne. Her career-high singles ranking is world No. 102, achieved on 11 August 2014. Her career high in doubles is No. 89, which she reached on 28 July 2014. She has defeated Jelena Dokić, Alicia Molik, and Maria Kirilenko, and taken sets from former No. 1 Dinara Safina, from Alona Bondarenko, Kateryna Bondarenko, Sorana Cîrstea, Jarmila Gajdošová, Anastasia Rodionova, Sania Mirza, and Casey Dellacqua.
Rogowska started her professional career on the ITF circuit at age 14, losing in the first round of qualifying at a $25,000 tournament in Mount Gambier. At the age of 15, she won her first ITF main-draw match at a $25,000 tournament in Melbourne. She had a disappointing 2007 season with a win-loss record of 3–9. Her fortunes picked up in 2008 making her first career quarterfinal in a $25,000 tournament in Berri after qualifying. She then made her first semifinal in a $10,000 tournament in Budapest. Late in 2008, at a $25,000 event in Traralgon, Rogowska qualified and then made the quarterfinals. Her final tournament of the year was a $25,000 tournament in Sorrento, Australia. Rogowska broke through and won her first professional tournament at the age of 17– with the loss of only one set.
She received a wild card into the Australian Open where she lost in the first round to the 31st seed Alona Bondarenko in a three-set match. She then received a wild card into the French Open and defeated Maria Kirilenko in the first round in straight sets, 6–4, 6–4. In the second round she lost to Kateryna Bondarenko in three sets.
After gaining another wild-card entry into the US Open, Olivia almost caused a major upset in her first-round match, taking world No. 1 and top seed Dinara Safina to three sets. She won the first set in a tie breaker and led 3–0 in the final set before her nerves set in and Safina made her comeback, losing 7–6, 2–6, 4–6. At the Wildcard Playoff for the 2010 Australian Open, Rogowska barely made the quarterfinal rounds by losing two out of three matches in the round-robin stage; she only made it through by one game. In the quarterfinals and semifinals Rogowska beat Monika Wejnert and Jessica Moore in straight sets, in the final Rogowska lead Casey Dellacqua 6–1, 5–2 and held three match points before Dellacqua came back to win 1–6, 7–6, 6–3.
Rogowska played her first tournament in the Brisbane International defeating Anastasia Yakimova in the first qualifying round, before losing to Evgenia Rodina. That began an 11-match losing streak, including a three-set loss to Sorana Cîrstea at the Australian Open.
She ended her losing streak in May reaching the quarterfinals of $50,000+H Saint-Gaudens, losing to Kaia Kanepi,and continued to find moderate success in ITF challengers, while losing her first qualifying matches at the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
Rogowska found form late in the year, winning the $25,000 Cairns doubles title, then the $25,000 Darwin singles title, followed by a semifinal at the $25,000 event in Alice Springs. She represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, reaching the semifinals in singles where she lost to India's Sania Mirza 6–1, 4–6, 4–6, meaning she was relegated to the bronze-medal playoff where she lost to compatriot Sally Peers. She also made the doubles final with Jessica Moore to play for the gold medal but Rogowska and Moore lost the final to Anastasia Rodionova and Sally Peers 3–6, 6–2, 3–6.
Her last tournament of the year was the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff. In the round-robin stage, she won her first match against Belinda Woolcock 6–3, 6–3, she then defeated Azra Hadzic 6–1, 6–3, and in her final round-robin match, she defeated her Commonwealth Games doubles partner Jessica Moore 7–6, 6–3. She then was drawn to face Sophie Ferguson for a place in the final and Rogowska defeated Ferguson 7–6, 6–4. She came back from 1–6, 1–3 down in the final against Jelena Dokić to win 1–6, 7–6, 6–3 to win a wild card into the 2011 Australian Open.
Rogowska started her year at the qualifying draw at the Brisbane International. In the first round of qualifying she defeated world No. 90 Zhang Shuai 6–0, 4–6, 6–1. She lost in the second round to world No. 139 Arantxa Rus 1–6, 7–6, 2–6. At the Hobart International main draw, Rogowska lost to Tamira Paszek 1–6, 3–6. In the Australian Open first round, she lost to Evgeniya Rodina 3–6, 1–6.
Rogowska then played the $25,000 Burnie International where she lost in the quarterfinals. Up until the end of March, she played in singles and doubles at four $25,000 tournaments in Sydney, Mildura, Ipswich and Bunderberg. She lost early in singles in Sydney and Mildura but in Ipswich she returned to form but lost in the semifinal to Sally Peers 3–6, 6–7. Then in Bundaberg, Rogowska defeated Sandra Zaniewska, Olga Puchkova, Sacha Jones and Wsu Wen-hsin before losing the final to Casey Dellacqua 2–6, 3–6. She played with Dellacqua in doubles in all four events and they went on a 16-match winning streak to win those events.
At the French Open, Rogowska lost in the first round of qualifying to world No. 163 Regina Kulikova 5–7, 3–6. Shen then played a 25,000 event in Grado and made the semifinal defeating Karolína Plíšková 6–4, 6–0, Yulia Putintseva 7–5, 6–2 and won when Lenka Juriková retired but lost to world No. 182 Ajla Tomljanović, 0–6, 6–4, 3–6. In early July, Rogowska played in her first WTA match since the Australian Open where she qualified for the Swedish Open in Båstad where she played world No. 21 and second seed Flavia Pennetta and lost 2–6, 5–7.
She next played in a $100,000 tournament to warm-up for the US Open. She qualified and made the second round. Rogowska lost in the first round of qualifying at the US Open to world No. 211 Petra Rampre 6–7, 5–7. She then played eight $25,000 tournaments to end her year on the WTA Tour. She won her first singles tournament of the year in Alice Springs, after defeating Abbie Myers, Alison Bai, Tammi Patterson, Akiko Omae and Isabella Holland. Next in Darwin, she lost in the semifinals to Casey Dellacqua 4–6, 6–7. Rogowska again lost to Dellacqua the next week in Esperance but this time in the final 2–6, 1–6. Her good form continued with a quarterfinal in Kalgoorlie and then winning her second tournament of the year in Port Pirie beating world No. 127, Erika Sema, 6–3, 6–0 in the semifinal, and compatriot Bojana Bobusic, 6–3, 6–2 in the final. She then made two consecutive semifinals to end her year on the pro tour, losing to Sacha Jones 5–7, 2–6 in Traralgon, and Isabella Holland, 6–4, 6–4 in Bendigo.
Her final tournament of the year was the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff where she won her pool matches against Azra Hadzic 6–3, 6–2, Daniella Jeflea 6–3, 7–5 and Belinda Woolcock 6–0, 6–4. In her semifinal, she defeated Bojana Bobusic 6–4, 7–5. She played 15-year-old Ashleigh Barty in the final and things looked good for Rogowska as she led 5–2 in the first set, but Barty came back and took the match 7–6, 6–2. Rogowska improved her WTA ranking in 2011 from 259 to 167.
She started her year at the Brisbane International, after receiving a main-draw wildcard. She played world No. 44 Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová and put up a great fight before going down 2–6, 6–4, 4–6. She then played the Hobart International qualifying after receiving a wild card. Rogowska recorded a great win beating world No. 69 Alberta Brianti 6–1, 6–1 but lost to Heather Watson. After receiving a wild-card entry into the Australian Open, Rogowska won her first Grand Slam main-draw match since the 2009 French Open, defeating Sofia Arvidsson in straight sets, 6–3, 6–1. In the second round, Rogowska lost to world No. 5 and 2011 finalist Li Na, 2–6, 2–6.
Rogowska then competed in three $25,000 events in Burnie, Launceston and Sydney. At the Burnie International she was the second seed. She defeated qualifiers Lesly Kerkhove, Jang Su-jeong and Shuko Aoyama in the first round, second round and quarterfinal. In the semifinal, she defeated compatriot Bojana Bobusic 6–2, 6–4, and in the final she defeated Russian world number-one junior Irina Khromacheva 6–3, 6–3 to win her sixth ITF title. In Launceston, her good form looked like it was over in the first round before Rogowska's comeback to win 1–6, 7–5, 7–6 over Sandra Zaniewska. She then beat Arina Rodionova but lost the quarterfinal to Yulia Putintseva. In Sydney, Rogowska made the final by beating Akiko Omae 6–2, 6–0, Monique Adamczak by walkover, Zheng Saisai 6–4, 6–1 and qualifier Richèl Hogenkamp 3–6, 6–0, 6–2. In the final, she lost to Ashleigh Barty 1–6, 3–6.
In the main draw of the BMW Malaysian Open, she won in the first round against Elitsa Kotsova 6–4, 6–0 which was her third WTA main-draw win. She continued her good form into the second round upsetting defending champion Jelena Dokić 3–6, 6–4, 7–6, making the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, she lost to Eleni Daniilidou 2–6, 6–3, 2–6 although Rogowska won the second set after a rain delay. Rogowska then had first-round losses at the BNP Paribas Open qualifying to Varvara Lepchenko 1–6, 3–6, and then in the main draw of the Sony Ericsson Open to Stéphanie Foretz Gacon 4–6, 1–6.
Olivia played Fed Cup for the first time, taking on Germany in Germany in the World Group Playoffs. The team also included Samantha Stosur, Jarmila Gajdošová and Casey Dellacqua. Rogowska played in the second of the reverse singles but although pushing world No. 14 Angelique Kerber she eventually lost 3–6, 3–6. She then had a few disappointing results in ITF tournaments in the USA on red clay. Olivia played her final French Open warm-up tournament at the Premier-level tournament the Brussels Open. She won her first qualifying match over Maryna Zanevska 6–4, 2–6, 7–5 but lost her second round to Lenka Wienerová 4–6, 7–5, 4–6. Olivia then had a bad patch with a first-round qualifying defeat at the French Open then two disappointing results on grass. Then Olivia lost in the second round of Wimbledon qualifying. She had some encouraging results in the American hard-court season, including the US Open where she was initially placed in the qualifiers, but when she was receiving a wild card to the main draw after Dellacqua promoted to the last direct entry list just as qualifying matches was to be started. She finished with a first round loss to Mandy Minella, 2–6, 6–3, 3–6.
After months away, Olivia returned home to Australia to play a string of $25,000 tournaments across the country. Her first one was in Rockhampton where she made the final with four straight-set wins. Although having a tough start, she came back to defeat Sacha Jones 0–6, 6–3, 6–2 to win the tournament. The next week in Port Pirie, South Australia, she lost in the final to Jones who hadn't lost a set all week 2–6, 5–7. Two weeks later in her next $25,000 tournament in Esperance, she only lost one set all week and played a great final to defeat Ashleigh Barty 6–0, 6–3. She lost to Barty in a final in Sydney earlier in the year by nearly the same score.
Due to big ranking improvements in 2012, Rogowska was awarded wild cards in Brisbane, Sydney and the Melbourne. In Brisbane, Rogowska drew qualifier Monica Puig and lost in straight sets. She was drawn to play world No. 13, Maria Kirilenko in Sydney. After a close first set, Rogowska eventually lost in straight sets. At the Australian Open, Rogowska played qualifier Vesna Dolonc but was defeated in an extremely close three-set match where she lost 6–8 in the final set.
Rogowska then headed to Burnie to defend the title she won in 2012 at the $25,000 Burnie International. As the top seed, she defeated Camilla Rosatello, Misa Eguchi, Arina Rodionova and Bojana Bobusic all in straight sets. In a windy final, she played Monique Adamczak and won a thriller 7–6, 6–7, 6–4. Staying in Tasmania, Rogowska made the quarterfinals of a $25,000 tournament in Launceston. But was stunned by eventual champion Storm Sanders in two close sets.
Rogowska then competed in qualifying at the Dubai Tennis Championships where she defeated Fatma Al-Nabhani in straight sets. She was crushed in the second round by world No. 28 Carla Suárez Navarro. Rogowska was given direct entry into the WTA event, the Malaysian Open where she lost in the first round against qualifier Luksika Kumkhum.
Rogowska then started to prepare for the French Open by playing six ITF events in Australia, Thailand, Slovak Republic and Czech Republic. Her best result coming in a $25,000 event in Bundaberg where she reached the quarterfinals going down to Yurika Sema in three sets. Her final tournament before the French Open was at the Brussels Open where she won her first round of qualifying against Valeria Solovyeva in straight sets. She then lost in two close sets against fourth seed CoCo Vandeweghe. At the French Open, Rogowska competed in qualifying where again defeated Valeria Solovyeva in straight sets. In the next round, she lost to fellow Australian and No. 20 seed Anastasia Rodionova.
Rogowska competed in qualifying at the US Open where she upset eighth seed Johanna Konta. She then defeated Richèl Hogenkamp in three close sets. She lost in the final round of qualifying against Maria João Koehler. However, Rogowska was awarded a lucky-loser place in the main draw after Ayumi Morita had to withdraw with a back injury. In the first round, she was defeated 6–0, 6–0 by fourth seed Sara Errani.
Rogowska began her year at the Brisbane International after receiving a wild card. She lost in the first round to Kimiko Date-Krumm. Rogowska then competed at the Hobart International after being awarded a wild card. She opened with a straight sets win over world No. 59 Alexandra Cadanțu. In the second round, Rogowska won the first set over eighth seed Bojana Jovanovski before she came storming back to easily win the next two sets. On 8 January, Rogowska was awarded a wild card into the Australian Open. Rogowska won her first-round match over Mariana Duque in straight sets. This was her third Grand Slam first-round win. In the second round, she lost to Elina Svitolina.
Olivia returned to the ITF circuit in Australia, playing two $50,000 events in Tasmania. She won the second event in Launceston, defeating Irena Pavlovic in the final. It was her first title at the $50,000 level and the biggest of her career to date. She also won the doubles title with partner Adamczak, propelling her to a career-high doubles ranking of 106.
ITF Circuit finals
Singles: 28 (16–12)
|Winner||1.||7 December 2008||Sorrento, Australia||Hard||Chiaki Okadaue||3–6, 6–4, 6–2|
|Runner-up||1.||3 May 2009||Bundaberg, Australia||Clay||Anastasia Rodionova||5–7, 0–6|
|Winner||2.||22 November 2009||Esperance, Australia||Hard||Alicia Molik||6–1, 3–6, 6–2|
|Runner-up||2.||23 November 2009||Kalgoorlie, Australia||Hard||Alicia Molik||6–7(6–8), 3–6|
|Winner||3.||19 September 2010||Darwin, Australia||Hard||Naomi Cavaday||6–2, 2–6, 6–0|
|Runner-up||3.||10 April 2011||Bundaberg, Australia||Clay||Casey Dellacqua||2–6, 3–6|
|Winner||4.||11 September 2011||Alice Springs, Australia||Hard||Isabella Holland||7–5, 7–5|
|Runner-up||4.||9 October 2011||Esperance, Australia||Hard||Casey Dellacqua||2–6, 1–6|
|Winner||5.||30 October 2011||Port Pirie, Australia||Hard||Bojana Bobusic||6–3, 6–2|
|Winner||6.||4 February 2012||Burnie, Australia||Hard||Irina Khromacheva||6–3, 6–3|
|Runner-up||5.||19 February 2012||Sydney, Australia||Hard||Ashleigh Barty||1–6, 3–6|
|Winner||7.||9 September 2012||Rockhampton, Australia||Hard||Sacha Jones||0–6, 6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||6.||25 September 2012||Port Pirie, Australia||Hard||Sacha Jones||2–6, 5–7|
|Winner||8.||7 October 2012||Esperance, Australia||Hard||Ashleigh Barty||6–0, 6–3|
|Runner-up||7.||14 October 2012||Margaret River, Australia||Hard||Victoria Larrière||3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||8.||29 October 2012||Bendigo, Australia||Hard||Arina Rodionova||4–6, 5–7|
|Winner||9.||2 February 2013||Burnie, Australia||Hard||Monique Adamczak||7–6, 6–7, 6–4|
|Runner-up||9.||5 August 2013||Landisville, United States||Hard||Madison Brengle||2–6, 0–6|
|Winner||10.||3 February 2014||Launceston, Australia||Hard||Irena Pavlovic||5–7, 6–4, 6–0|
|Winner||11.||13 July 2014||Sacramento, United States||Hard||Julia Boserup||6–2, 7–5|
|Runner-up||10.||28 February 2015||Campinas, Brazil||Clay||Andreea Mitu||3–6, 6–3, 2–6|
|Winner||12.||15 October 2016||Cairns, Australia||Hard||Viktória Kužmová||6–1, 7–5|
|Winner||13.||24 September 2017||Penrith, Australia||Hard||Kimberly Birrell||6–2, 6–4|
|Winner||14.||14 October 2017||Cairns, Australia||Hard||Abigail Tere-Apisah||1–6, 6–2, 6–2|
|Winner||15.||5 November 2017||Canberra, Australia||Hard||Destanee Aiava||6–1, 6–2|
|Runner-up||11.||12 November 2017||Bendigo, Australia||Hard||Tamara Zidanšek||7–5, 1–6, 0–6|
|Runner-up||12.||4 November 2018||Canberra, Australia||Hard||Zoe Hives||4–6, 2–6|
|Winner||16.||31 March 2019||Canberra, Australia||Clay||Priscilla Hon||7–6(8–6), 6–3|
Doubles: 27 (18–9)
|Winner||1.||9 May 2009||Ipswich, Australia||Clay||Maki Arai||Tyra Calderwood
|Runner-up||1.||19 September 2009||Darwin, Australia||Hard||Tyra Calderwood||Nicole Kriz
|Winner||2.||10 October 2009||Mount Gambier, Australia||Hard||Emily Webley-Smith||Erika Sema
|6–1, 5–7, [10–7]|
|Winner||3.||21 November 2009||Esperance, Australia||Hard||Shannon Golds||Isabella Holland
|Winner||4.||4 June 2010||Rome, Italy||Clay||Christina McHale||Iryna Brémond
|Winner||5.||11 September 2010||Cairns, Australia||Hard||Tammi Patterson||Tyra Calderwood
|Runner-up||2.||4 February 2011||Burnie, Australia||Hard||Sally Peers||Natsumi Hamamura
|2–6, 6–3, [7–10]|
|Winner||6.||25 February 2011||Mildura, Australia||Grass||Casey Dellacqua||Rika Fujiwara
|4–6, 7–6(8–6), [10–4]|
|Winner||7.||4 March 2011||Sydney, Australia||Hard||Casey Dellacqua||Rika Fujiwara
|3–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–4]|
|Winner||8.||1 April 2011||Ipswich, Australia||Clay||Casey Dellacqua||Miki Miyamura
|Winner||9.||8 April 2011||Bundaberg, Australia||Clay||Casey Dellacqua||Daniella Jeflea
|Winner||10.||7 October 2011||Esperance, Australia||Hard||Casey Dellacqua||Monique Adamczak
|Winner||11.||14 October 2011||Kalgoorlie, Australia||Hard||Casey Dellacqua||Xu Yifan
|Runner-up||3.||29 July 2012||Lexington, United States||Hard||Julia Glushko||Shuko Aoyama
|5–7, 7–6(7–4), [4–10]|
|Winner||12.||5 August 2012||Vancouver, Canada||Hard||Julia Glushko||Jacqueline Cako
|6–4, 5–7, [10–7]|
|Runner-up||4.||6 October 2012||Esperance, Australia||Hard||Victoria Larrière||Ashleigh Barty
|6–4, 6–7(5), [4–10]|
|Winner||13.||5 August 2013||Landisville, United States||Hard||Monique Adamczak||Chanel Simmonds
|Runner-up||5.||27 October 2013||Bendigo, Australia||Hard||Monique Adamczak||Yurika Sema
|6–3, 2–6, [9–11]|
|Winner||14.||1 November 2013||Bendigo, Australia||Hard||Monique Adamczak||Stephanie Bengson
|6–3, 2–6, [11–9]|
|Winner||15.||3 February 2014||Launceston, Australia||Hard||Monique Adamczak||Kamonwan Buayam
|Runner-up||6.||14 April 2014||Dothan, United States||Hard||Shelby Rogers||Anett Kontaveit
|1–6, 7–5, [5–10]|
|Winner||16.||20 July 2014||Carson, United States||Hard||Michaëlla Krajicek||Samantha Crawford
|Winner||17.||28 February 2015||Campinas, Brazil||Clay||Pauline Parmentier||Andrea Gámiz
Paula Cristina Gonçalves
|7–5, 4–6, [10–8]|
|Winner||18.||24 September 2016||Tweed Heads, Australia||Hard||Monique Adamczak||Naiktha Bains
|Runner-up||7.||24 February 2017||Perth, Australia||Hard||Tammi Patterson||Junri Namigata
|6–4, 5–7, [6–10]|
|Runner-up||8.||24 September 2017||Penrith, Australia||Hard||Tammi Patterson||Naiktha Bains
|Runner-up||9.||9 March 2019||Mildura, Australia||Grass||Storm Sanders||Alana Parnaby
|6–3, 3–6, [8–10]|
Grand Slam performance timelines
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